In other news. . . .

Donald Trump
Donald Trump in a “CBS This Morning” interview regarding Kim Jong Un:
“Any young guy who can take over from his father with all those–”
Wait a minute.
So that’s it.
A young guy with funny hair is handed the empire of his father and goes on to
horrify a nation. . . .
Donald Trump is the Kim Jong Un of American politics.

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From Poor QT’s Almanack

Beware the ides of National Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month.

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QT Age of Aquarius update

Fainting General
News Headline: “Air Force general faints during budget talks.”
As reasonable a response as any to Pentagon spending.

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QT Midwest New Madrid Fault, where the most recent earthquakes two centuries ago changed the course of the Mississippi River and toppled chimneys as far away as Maine, although geologists say there is only a 10 percent chance of a major quake in the next 50 years, which includes any moment now, update

New Madrid

The U.S. Geological Survey and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want you to know that 252 days remain until the Great Central U.S. Shakeout event, which will teach how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On.”
And remember:
There is nothing to worry about.

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QT loud guy at the end of the bar update

Donald Trump
News Headline: “WWE announcer endorses Donald Trump for president.”
It being  a relief to find something out there more faked than professional wrestling.

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This just in. . . .

Zika Mosquito
News Headline: “Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes are hard to fight.”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, writes:
“Burma Shave.”

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QT 2016 vote count countdown update

GOP Abyss
News Headline: “GOP establishment stares into the abyss .”
So there is good news out there if you look for it.

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The Making of the President 2016nado!

Chris Christie

Chris Christie in a “Today” interview regarding Marco Rubio as a Republican presidential nominee:
“Hillary Clinton will eat him alive. She won’t eat me alive, you can be guaranteed.”
Wait. Warning.
Do not let yourself visualize Hillary Clinton attempting to eat Chris Christie alive.
Too late?
Sorry.

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Frontiers of science

Buddy
News Headline: “Global warming might be causing dogs to become depressed,
say pet behaviorists.”
Which indicates dogs are smarter than about half our presidential candidates.
Not to put too fine a point on it.

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Narcissistic personality disorder in the news

Donald Trump
Donald Trump in a Monday MSNBC interview:
“I always hate when somebody says, ‘I have this, or I have that.’ I don’t talk about myself.”
Note to New Hampshire voters:
Is it finally time for an intervention?

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